Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
24271   Private Joseph McGall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Joseph McGall was the son of Ignatius and Margaret McGall. He was born in Scotland about 1897. The 1911 census lists Joseph as age 14, living with the family at house 17 in Ballydonnell, Salterstown, County Londonderry. His father was a widower. Joseph had left school and was working on his fatherís farm. Private Joseph McGall was serving in C Company, with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 802733
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 2 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 142
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists McGall family 1911 census lists Joseph as age 14 at house 17 in Ballydonnell, Salterstown
2 Facebook page Photo of Lance Corporal James McAleece's inscription
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023